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The Trades Union Councils' 2014 to 2015 programme of work,
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Despite health and safety being a prime activity for unions,

Union Issues

Strong unions matter, which is why the TUC assists unions, through the Organising Academy, to build membership, improve workplaces and speak with authority on behalf of working people and their families.

Strong unions are created by investing in organising; thinking about our resources, how we represent members and develop reps and stewards.

For more information on what we're up to day to day, you can read our blog, Stronger Unions or you can contact the team on [email protected]

Stronger Unions Blog
Stronger Unions is a news and comment blog about the UK trade union movement, managed by the TUC. We aim to be a central resource on the web for people wanting to find out about what unions are doing, and a community for people to contribute their own thoughts on developments for our movement.


Responding to comments made by Cabinet Office Minister Matthew Hancock on government plans in the case of future industrial action, TUC General Secretary Frances O’Grady said: “Instead of bragging about making plans for mass strikes, ministers should think about why so many workers in the public and private sector feel...
29 June 2015
Messages of support can be sent to UNISON at [email protected]
26 June 2015
The People’s Assembly has thanked all those that organised coaches, mobilised, volunteered, spoke, stewarded, donated and protested. #EndAusterityNow
25 June 2015
Successful union demonstration against mass privatisation by London Borough of Bromley was the largest demonstration in Bromley for 30 years Messages of support can be sent to Onay Kasab at [email protected]
24 June 2015
This booklet contains all the resolutions that were passed at the 2015 Trades Union Councils Annual Conference held in Crewe
24 June 2015
Messages of support can be sent to Una O’Brien, Regional Official, UCU, FE London: [email protected]
23 June 2015
Messages of support can be sent to Andrew at the South West London NUJ Chapel at [email protected] or Laura Davison, NUJ National Organiser, [email protected]
22 June 2015
Activists from across the North West will join many thousands of others in London on Saturday 20 th June to join the People’s Assembly National Demonstration. Full details of this can be found here . To assist those who want to travel to London, some transport has been arranged in...
09 June 2015
Commenting on the latest annual trade union membership statistics, published today (Wednesday) by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills, TUC General Secretary Frances O’Grady said: “It’s good to see that trade union membership is as valued as ever, with the number of new members increasing in some sectors. Trade...
03 June 2015
A formal application is being made by the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) to affiliate to the TUC. The announcement follows a decision by the RCM’s governing board to apply for membership. If successful, the RCM will be the first Royal College to be a member of the TUC.
28 May 2015

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